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1925

  • Work on this object ended.

1971

  • We acquired this object.

2013

2020

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Tapa Cloth, late 19th–early 20th century

This is a Tapa cloth. It is dated late 19th–early 20th century and we acquired it in 1971. Its medium is mulberry tree bark and its technique is beaten, painted. It is a part of the Textiles department.

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Tapa Cloth, late 19th–early 20th century; mulberry tree bark; 1971-84-4

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